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Test Pattern: A Horror Movie Podcast

Feb 26, 2020

Can we last the night?  We talk siege narratives with the criminally underrated Demon Knight and the Tarantino/Rodriguez mashup From Dusk Till Dawn!

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Tales From the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)

Director commentary with Ernest Dickerson

Special effects commentary with special effects creator Todd Masters, visual...


Sep 19, 2019

We're going back to school and we're taking Mia with us!  Return to the hallowed halls of the horror that is high school with Disturbing Behavior and The Faculty!

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Disturbing Behavior (1998)

Director/Writer Commentary

"Disturbing Behavior is a Shining Example of Studio Manhandling" by Frank Calvillo,...


Oct 3, 2018

We kick off our October programming with a look at two allegedly family-friendly favorites ... featuring women who want to eat children.  We watched The Witches and Hocus Pocus!

 

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The Witches:

www.roalddahl.com

"Gobsmacked!: Memories of Editing The Witches" by Stephen Roxburgh

"20 Banned Books That May Surprise...


Aug 29, 2018

Shin Godzilla level patron Mando (from Thematic Elements!) joins us to talk about two of his favorite 90s creature features - Anaconda and Deep Rising! We had a great time with Mando and really unearthed some of the deeper themes of these movies.  Are all snakes in love with JLo?  Is the Converse/sock combination the...


Aug 22, 2018

Shin Godzilla patron Casey joins us to talk about 90s slashers - Scream (one of her favorite films) and Urban Legend (a guilty pleasure clearly inspired by Craven's film)!